its not only the quest for certainty. its also decreasing neuroplasticity. the difficult part about breaking with conformity is the transition to an alternative mode of operation. When we loose the railing that has given us guidance for such a long time, we stop anxiously in the dark. Looking for something to hold on, we fall back into old habits and world views. the only lighthouse emotion which has the power to guide us out of this synaptic maze is joy.